jackrabbit jackrabbit  /ˈdʒæ ˌkræ bət/


  1. (n) large hare of western North America
  2. (v) go forward or start with a fast, sudden movement


  1. Their appeal lies in jackrabbit speed and smooth riding.
  2. Viewers of Omnibus have seen a slow-motion film of a Texas jackrabbit crossing a field.


  1. Scalable Informatics siFlash Dominates STAC-M3 Benchmarks

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scalable Informatics' siFlash and JackRabbit -- tightly-coupled storage and compute systems used for analytics and high performance computing -- set multiple STAC-M3 records for fastest response time.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  2. PHOTOS: LB Poly Football Spring Game

    Some action shots from the Jackrabbit scrimmage.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Gazettes.com


  1. "We called him Jackaby; it kind of tied into his ability to run like a jackrabbit," Casey said.
    on Sep 17, 2007 By: Pat Casey Source: Bend Bulletin (registration)

  2. Hall of Famer Bronko Nagurski said of Beattie that "watching him run reminded me of watching a jackrabbit in a cornfield with a hound chasing him. He would change his pace and his direction all the time. He also stayed close to his interference....
    on Dec 15, 2008 By: Bronko Nagurski Source: TricitiesSports.com

  3. "I was kind of out like a jackrabbit," Johnson said. "That was what I did. I had to get out (fast) because I wasn't a good finisher. I usually, like a piano would fall on my back and I would struggle the last few strokes. Christine doesn't...
    on Aug 30, 2008 By: Jenna Johnson Source: GoVolsXtra

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